She said while she went to kill Teddy, “If you move I strike, If you don’t move, I strike.” This proves that Nagaina was cruel and she knew it. She also plotted with Nag to take Rikki’s life. That didn’t work out so well for Nag, or Nagaina really! In conclusion, Nagaina was a very cruel and dangerous snake. But we have found she was a very misunderstood snake.
It seems as if Eveline’s life was planned for when her mother passed away. There is no happy ending for Eveline and her siblings. This theme of dysfunctional families was clear and very occurring throughout each short story. Counterparts also represented an abusive father who too was the reason for their families being dysfunctional. Both of these stories began with hopelessness and the endings both succeeded in proving that the two short stories in fact included the theme dysfunctional families.
They are similar because Kino and Juana were stuck in a situation just like the butterfly was. Kino and Juana were stuck with so many decisions to make but then they realized that this pearl was not worth the trouble that it was bringing to them. The butterfly was stuck because he was in a spiders web but he did not know when the spider would come back to his web to eat him and there was nothing that the butterfly could even do about it. Another way that The Pearl and The Far Side are similar are because in the beginning Kino finds the pearl and in the other story the butterfly gets out of its cocoon. Lastly, both the stories end in a bad way.
It portrays his sadness and sympathy towards the situation. This can be seen in the novel when Marlow stated that the Africa land was such as “a creeping mist” and “the jungle being so dark green it is almost black”. The sensitivity of Marlow when he illustrated the surroundings around him brings a perception to the readers about his sympathy attitudes towards the situation in Africa.
The savages and Kurtz, in fact, belong to the heart of darkness. The description of the scenery by Marlow adds something vital meaning to the title of the novel. The wild scene, thick and impenetrable jungle, the pictures of the natives hiding in the dense jungle, the silence and the dangerous stillness of the river Congo, the thick fog, all these features are suggestive to the title Heart of Darkness. The outer physical setting intensifies the horror and the fear among the readers. The reading about the description of
In the book, he feels unwanted in many situations, mainly with his mother, Kerry, who has abandoned him numerous times. His mother, Kerry, one of the major issues of Carl’s life, deserted her family every so and then to leave for countless vacations, her children never understood the reason why. Although, this time when Carl’s mother left, she never came back, Carl would wonder if she ever loved him, this had brought up the matter of ‘neglect’. This problem of renunciation is shown in the quote:”...I’m angry. All the time it was that one fear.
In this story, Nicolas Ravolati, the villain, “treacherously stabbed” Antoine Saverini, the son of his widowed mother. The widow and her dog, Semillante, both experienced terrible grief afterwards in which lack of sleep and persistent howling became a constant. Both were inconsolable after Antoine’s murder. The loss of a loved one evidently affected both of them in traumatic ways. They were clearly wronged, which is underscored by their strong symptoms of grief.
In Poe’s personal life, he’d lost almost all his family to the same disease. Including his incestuous wife. Leaving him in despair and agony. Ever since Poe lost his family, he felt angry. Poe felt hatred toward death, and wrote of it like death was a person.
Decades later, both Jaffrey and Clifford were well into old age. Clifford had hated his cousin ever since he was framed for the death of his uncle, and, due to old age and seclusion, had become slightly insane. Jaffrey went to the house of seven gables, where Clifford was living, with the intent of asking him where to find the famed deed mentioned in the previous pages. While Clifford’s sister and caretaker, Hepzibah, went to fetch her brother, Clifford killed Jaffrey. It was Jaffrey’s greed that began the rivalry between the two cousins, and the same greed that eventually led his cousin to kill
Eventually Doodle did learn to walk, but Brother was still not satisfied, he wanted his brother to be able to run and swim like all the other kids. Time was running out on Brother’s plan, so in the middle of a thunderstorm he started running away from his brother. Because of the strain on his heart Doodle died. His last words were “don't leave me Brother”. I believe The Scarlett Ibis is the best story because
The setting of a story can vastly affect a story. A horror story is a lot different if it’s set on a park instead of a old haunted house. The Secret life of Bees is set in South Carolina during 1964.In 1964 the civil rights movemant was slowly winding down as African Americans got rights but the tensions where still there.In The Secret Life of Bees the setting has a huge effect on the plot because Zach gets captured because he is with lily, May commits suicide becuase he is always so sad from all the african americans geting killed and hurt, and lily and rosaline run away because they don 't want to get hurt. Zach get captured and kidnapped because he was in the colored theater with lily (a white girl). Even though African americans had
For instance, in both stories the characters are abandoned. In The Shawl a young boy is abandoned by his mother who no longer wishes to be with his father. In the process his older sister gets killed and is then told that his mother was the one to blame. This affected the boy highly, for when he grew up he became an alcoholic and a abusive father. While in Years of my Birth, Linda, the narrator, is abandoned at birth
Analysis of Ordinary People In the movie, the Jarrett family is a rather normal family who has just lost one of their sons. After they lose Buck the family becomes very dysfunctional as Conrad, the other son, blames himself for his brothers death, and Beth, the mother, feels anger toward Conrad. Throughout the film, the family engages in many different acts of silence and violence. Conrad and Beth tend to use violence in the way they defend themselves. The dad, however, begins by using silence that developed into violence towards the end.